Christopher Hendon

Overview of FBI, Hostage Crisis Negotiation

  • Undergraduate degree (Economics) – Auburn University
  • Graduate degree (MBA) – University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Prior professional employment with IBM, Pepsico, and BellSouth prior to FBI
  • Special Agent with FBI for the past 19 years (Chicago Division and Birmingham – Huntsville Office – Violent Crime/Major Criminal Narcotic Enterprises – Safe Streets Task Force – Huntsville Area Violent Crime Strikeforce
  • Managed Middle Eastern Criminal Enterprise (MECE) Squad in Chicago 4+ years
  • Crisis Negotiator for the past 13 years
  • Certified Police Instructor past 14+ years
  • Took over as Crisis Negotiator Coordinator for FBI Birmingham Division in 2015
  • Attended both the FBI National Crisis Negotiation Course in Quantico, Virginia as well as the London Metropolitan Police National Hostage Training Course